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Shooting a spacecraft into orbit is no easy task. And it’s made all the more difficult with heavy metals and materials. So how are today’s aerospace engineers solving that problem? With composite fabric! Join us as we take a closer look at how composite fabrics, including self-healing materials and nanocomposites, are bending the physics of...
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Demand for commercial aircraft continues to rebound strongly after the pandemic. Airbus and Boeing expect that at least 40,000 new jets will need to be produced over the next 20 years. Airlines want more fuel-efficient planes that meet strict standards for design safety. Carbon fiber panels are an important part of meeting this demand. The...
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Are you looking for innovative solutions that can revolutionize your aerospace, automotive, sports, or medical projects? The answer lies in aerospace composite solutions, a market projected to reach over $80 billion in 2032 for good reason. These materials are not only stronger but also lighter in weight, making them a game-changer across various industries. In this...
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You can’t wait to turn your aerospace system designs into real aircraft components that will stand the test of time. You’re not alone, either. Research shows that the aerospace industry in 2023 experienced a revival of the demand for products, and this is expected to continue in 2024. Factors driving the growth include a surge...
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In the aerospace industry, there’s no room for error. Aircraft manufacturers have various material choices, and carbon fiber is quickly becoming one of the most popular. While other materials are still common, more airplane parts are being made using carbon fiber. It offers a range of benefits that make it more suitable than most of...
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The world’s first aircraft (the Wright Flyer) was unveiled in 1903, and it was far from perfect. We’ve come a long way since then, and modern aircraft are incredibly advanced. In the aerospace industry, material choices are incredibly important. The components of any aircraft need to be precise and reliable, so cutting corners isn’t an...
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Here’s a shocking statistic: there are approximately 6,238 plane crashes each year. Most of these accidents occur as a result of errors. This is why precision and quality are essential in aerospace manufacturing. Every component, material, and process involved in crafting aircraft must meet rigorous standards. It helps ensure the safety and reliability of the...
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Steve Jobs said innovation is the distinguishing trait between a leader and a follower. In the aviation industry, innovative composites in turbo fan engine design have separated the leaders from the followers. Let’s briefly examine how aero composites in fan blades have revolutionized aviation, as shown in GE’s commercial airline engines. The Challenges of Aircraft...
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In 1860, Sir Joseph Wilson Swan was the first to make carbon fibers by heating cotton fibers. Since then, advanced technology has allowed manufacturing companies to make the most of carbon fiber for making cars, medical equipment, and airplanes. Carbon fiber composites are durable materials that are uniquely lightweight and strong. For this reason, they...
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Did you know that the fighter jet industry is worth over $40 billion? By 2026, this industry will be worth around $56 billion. One reason for this is the significance of carbon fiber in fighter jets. It is something that’s viewed as only making those jets better. Just how does carbon fiber help? What carbon...
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